- Fri Jan 25, 2013 5:26 pm #285319
If that's the case, then can we have a 'serious' Dacre's Drip thread, where the real corrosive stuff doesn't get mixed in with the simply lame?
Mene, mene tekel upharsin, Johnson.
I'm not convinced of that. Many examples here are trivial, and I think the usual reason is that the headline is written by a sub-editor who hasn't read the article properly.lord_kobel wrote:A deliberately misleading headline is one of his ways.
*Begging your forgiveness for despoiling your fine crop with my mangy scalp, Sorr*Daley Mayle wrote:*accidentally catches the back of Boogers' head with my riding crop.*oboogie wrote:Thankee koindly, Sorr. *tugs forelock*
If you'll allow a small pedantic digression, the section is currently called "The Dacre Drip", not the original (coined by Malcolm, I believe) "Dacre's Drip" - which I consider to be better.Daley Mayle wrote:The thread is now back in Dacre's Drip.
Arnold wrote:I'm not convinced of that. Many examples here are trivial, and I think the usual reason is that the headline is written by a sub-editor who hasn't read the article properly.lord_kobel wrote:A deliberately misleading headline is one of his ways.
I favour moving "Headline vs story" elsewhere.
City high-flyer in sex bias case brings hearing to a halt to breastfeed her baby
Having brought Heidi to the tribunal in central London, Miss Tantum left to breastfeed her during a break.
Her fiancé Stuart Tozer and his mother have also been on hand to look after the baby in the four-day hearing.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... z2KxxQku6e" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;. . and as if to prove a point, she proved exactly why she was let go, by interrupting her own unfair dismissal proceedings by breastfeeding . . . frankly I wouldn't want her as my lawyer with a unfocused attitude like that
- wright852, Swindon, United Kingdom, 15/2/2013 7:19
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